Origin of revanche
Examples from the Web for revanche
Hence Germanys bristling attitude to France, and the revival in France of the revanche idea, which had died down.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
Any hope of revanche is abandoned in the reflection of the super-retaliations he himself conceives.The Merry-Go-Round|Carl Van Vechten
The worst of it is, when one bets with these low people there is no chance of getting a revanche at some other time.The White Chief|Mayne Reid
In France we always encountered ideas of revanche felt by ambitious politicians.
At that time the "revanche" against the French seemed necessary to the Russians on account of Sevastopol.
"revenge," 1858, from French revanche (see revanchist).